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BANCROFT, George (1800-1891) was an American historian, statesman and Democratic politician who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national and international levels. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe, leading diplomatic missions to Britain and Germany. Autograph Letter Signed “Geo Bancrofty” 1pp., mounted, January 22, 1850. Of a personal nature, Bancroft asks John. “I enclose two letetrs which I beg you to forward ... I pray you to have paid in advance ... “.
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As U.S. Secretary of the Navy,Bancroft Established the United States Naval Academy

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Minimum Bid: $60.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $78.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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